Fri, 19 April 2019
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On the Needles:(0:33)
purple yarn One square out of leftovers.
She still needs to block the Purlbreak by Stephen West.
Fingering in “Squashblossom”.
Gigi picked up the Non-Euclidian heel Socks .
Jasmin is making some progress on her Viajante. Maybe done by Stitches West 2020?
in the "Reservoir Hill" colorway.
- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is ongoing.
- May 18 (tentatively) Spinning at the Winery
- Stash dash end of May till sometime in August
Knitgirllls are doing a clothing conservation month, April to May
-Tour de Fleece July 6-28
- Genevieve: Gryffindor Scarf and hat
- Andrew: Cashmere Andrew’s Watch Caps,
Mother Knows Best:(27:57)
Why classes, why does Gigi sew?
When Knitting Attacks:(36:33)
Gigi is attacked by her Poza, the Newsprint cowl, the Robin’s Hooded Bandana Cowl, the Non-
Euclidean heel Socks.
Jasmin is attacked by her Polwarth pullover.
She mentions the Directors Cut Ysolda interview.
Franklin Habit is teaching a dog sweater class
Jasmin mentions that there are companies that process pet fur. (VIP Fibres is the company we're
most familiar with, but they might not be in business anymore.)
Straw into Gold:(51:05)
Jasmin finished the Silk Abby sent with her Device after a long dry spell spinning.
Gigi loves the Sewing Out Loud podcast
And Sew On:(54:21)
Flare skirt done, Surplice done
Finished the book by The American Duchess Guide to 18th Century Dress Making; How to Hand Sew Georgian Gowns and Wear them with Style
She is watching Project Runway, Season 10
Direct download: Scrambled_Eggs_-_Episode_529_-_The_Knitmore_Girls.mp3
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